Best image quality and stunning result, follow the guide to stream SvoD Netflix platform programs in Ultra HD.
Want to enjoy your favorite Netflix movies, series and documentaries as if you were in front of a cinema screen? For this, nothing more effective than 4K . Currently, the majority of screens support the High Definition (HD) format — that is, they can display an image resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. With Ultra HD (UHD) , also commonly called 4K, a 4094 x 2160 resolution pixels is supported. A much higher image quality, therefore, providing, thanks to a significant improvement in colors and contrasts, a true feeling of immersion .
A computer monitor or television that supports Ultra HD
If you are not streaming with a computer monitor or 60Hz TV , you will need a device (smartphone, tablet, box) compatible with 4K . They must also be running the latest version of their firmware for UHD playback to work properly.
An Internet browser that supports Ultra HD
Virtually all popular browsers are capable of streaming Netflix content in HD (720p or 1080p). But when it comes to UHD, not all are created equal. On the contrary, few are finally able to support it:
A package including streaming in Ultra HD
Only the Premium package (€15.99) allows access to Ultra UD when it is available for the program of your choice. At the same time, it offers reading on 4 simultaneous screens . Find all the information about your subscription in the Netflix / Account menu.
A necessary bit rate for high quality broadcasting
4K streaming is very greedy. A stable internet connection speed , with fiber for example, is necessary to obtain a good Ultra HD stream. Netflix recommends a minimum of 25 Mbps (Megabits per second) downstream . For a better WiFi connection at home, follow these tips .
Streaming quality set to Auto or High
To change the streaming options on the platform, open the Netflix menu / Account / My profile / Playback settings.
Little tip :watch your favorite programs during off-peak hours (early morning or late evening) would provide better image quality. Discover all the tips you absolutely need to know to take full advantage of the platform in this article .
To view the titles available in this format, simply type the terms "4K" or "UltraHD" in the search bar of the site. During your usual trial and error, a logo next to the description tells you that UHD resolution is available for the program in question.
The best movies in Ultra HD
The best series in Ultra HD
Please note:not all seasons of a series are necessarily available in UHD.
The best documentaries in Ultra HD
And if lower quality is more than enough for you, you can always check out the top 10 most-watched movies list at Netflix .